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  • Texas to draw down guard troops on border in early 2015: official

    Texas to draw down guard troops on border in early 2015: official
    Texas plans to begin winding down its deployment of state National Guard troops to the border with Mexico around March or April of next year, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst told reporters on Wednesday. State leaders on Tuesday requested $86.1 million in...
  • Obama tells GOP opposed to immigration order to 'pass a bill'

    Obama tells GOP opposed to immigration order to 'pass a bill'
    President Barack Obama on Thursday announced steps to address the "broken" U.S. immigration system, but urged Republican lawmakers to pass broader reforms to deal with millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. "Today, our immigration system...
  • Border authorities fear immigration action might spark second 'surge'

    Border authorities fear immigration action might spark second 'surge'
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warned would-be migrants Friday that President Obama’s action to defer deportations was not an endorsement of illegal immigration, and he pledged to beef up already tight security on the U.S.-Mexico border....
  • Florida's gubernatorial campaign is almost over -- or is it?

    Florida's gubernatorial campaign is almost over -- or is it?
    TAMPA –Florida's gubernatorial race is hinging on a handful of South Florida counties. As Republican Gov. Rick Scott built up large leads in counties like Duval, Seminole and the Panhandle, supporters of Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist were...
  • GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action

    GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action
    When President Obama announced his decision to allow roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation, Democrats and Republicans in Washington disagreed furiously about the move. No surprise there. Still, I...
  • Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state

    Texas candidate shows tea party's strength in the state
    Dan Patrick is a political dirt-digger's dream, a candidate with a history of incendiary comments, a bankruptcy and two hospitalizations for mental health issues, one after an attempted suicide. He is also poised to become lieutenant governor of Texas...
  • Houston mayor says daughter was denied driver's test because she has two moms

    The daughter of Houston Mayor Annise Parker was briefly denied the chance to take a driving test this week because her birth certificate and other documentation indicated she has two mothers, the mayor said. Parker, who married her longtime partner,...
  • Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race

    Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race
    In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor. One by one, a series of television reporters took turns asking the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful the same questions about her controversial TV ad featuring an...
  • Rick Perry seeks Ronald Reagan mantle 50 years after iconic speech

    Past and potentially future presidential candidate Rick Perry grasped for the mantle of Ronald Reagan on Monday with a scathing denunciation of President Obama that asserted the Democrat was so lacking in competence his tenure would usher in a new...
  • Gov. Scott will visit Orlando Harley-Davidson dealership Monday

    Gov. Scott will visit Orlando Harley-Davidson dealership Monday
    Gov. Rick Scott will rev his gubernatorial campaign engines with a stop at an Orlando Harley-Davidson dealership on Monday. And he'll be bringing along the Texas and Louisiana governors as his riding buddies, too. Scott will appear at the Orlando...
  • Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida

    Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida
    From church pulpits to the streets, Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist scoured South Florida for votes Sunday as their neck-and-neck contest hurtled toward the finish line. Crist and Scott both campaigned with big-name politicians...